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US 1917 trench knife

Article about: This is my 1917 US L.F.& C. trench knife. This knife was made to do only one thing. I dont even know why they call it a knife. Some US troops carried these in WWII most given to them by

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    They came up with that due to the feedback they received from the troops that with the usual blade configuration they often had trouble penetrating thick clothing, the slender, triangular blade they found would pierce through easier.

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    I dont think I would wont to be that close to have to use that knife. Gary

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    hi,i also have one in a book they talk abought a 6 stud grip or a 7?a 7 can bring over $800 when i figure out how to get my pictures on here i will post! nice knife!!

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    That will definately leave a mark, it won't buff out either. Nice to talk about but I wouldn't want to have to face one of those.

    mike

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    Pammy would like to see your knife.

    Mike I wouldn't want to face one of your 45's either. Gary

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    here is a picture of mine..
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    Pammy very nice . Thank you for showing . Gary

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